Neuroimmunology (Contemporary Neurology Series)-Original PDF

Neuroimmunology (Contemporary Neurology Series)-Original PDF

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By Bibiana Bielekova(Editor), Gary Birnbaum(Editor), Robert P. Lisak(Editor)

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Neuroimmunology, the latest volume in the Contemporary Neurology Series, provides a practical, clinical, and scientific background on a diverse group of neurological disorders in this rapidly expanding field. The book includes chapters on multiple sclerosis and related disorders in adults and children, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy and variants, immune-mediated disorders of the neuromuscular junction, inflammatory myopathies, paraneoplastic disorders and autoimmune encephalitities, and neurologic manifestations of systemic immune-mediated diseases. Unique to the work, the authors have included an introductory chapter on the basics of immunology and another on mechanisms of action of therapies used in neuroimmunologic disorders. The clinical chapters cover epidemiology, pathology, pathogenesis, and pathophysiology of the different diseases along with clinical presentation, diagnostic testing, differential diagnosis, and treatment. All are presented in an accessible, practical format, making this volume a valuable resource for physicians and other healthcare providers that will care for persons with neuroimmunologic diseases.

Product Details

  • Series: Contemporary Neurology Series (Book 94)
  • Hardcover: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (July 22, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0190050802
  • ISBN-13: 978-0190050801